Quick Answer: Does Making A Post Public Make It Shareable?

Why do some FB posts not have a share button?

Rick’s answer: Your friends are right, Billy.

Facebook recently removed the “Share” button from all posts that don’t have their privacy levels set to “Public”.

But that being said, if you really want as many Facebook users as possible to see a given post you can always change its privacy level to “Public”..

How do I enable the Share button on my facebook group?

As you can see in below image of facebook group post, share button is not appearing. So, the answer is your group is ‘Closed group’ or ‘Secret group’ as saved in your group settings. To get share button on every post you add, you need to change group settings to ‘Public group’.

Why can’t my friends share my post on Instagram?

Activate “Allow sharing” in Instagram The most typical reason is that the person who publishes the original story has not allowed their followers to share. To mark it, go to your profile -> Settings -> Privacy & Security -> Story Controls -> Shared Content.

What does making a post public mean?

The audience selector lets you choose a specific audience when posting. Your options may include: Public: When you share something with Public that means anyone including people off of Facebook can see it. Friends (+ friends of anyone tagged): This option lets you post stuff to your friends on Facebook.

Why is my post not shareable on Facebook?

If no ‘Share’ button appears on a post – it is because of the Privacy Settings of the original post. If a post is set for ‘Friends Only’ (perhaps this is your Default Timeline setting) – it will not be available for ‘Sharing’ around on Facebook beyond that setting.

Who can see posts in a closed group?

If a group is closed, anyone will be able to see the group itself and request to join it, but the posts within it are only viewable by members of the group. Your group posts will still be published on your Timeline, but they will only be seen by other members of that closed group.

What happens if you make a Facebook post public?

When you share something with Public that means anyone including people off of Facebook can see it. Your friends will be able to see your post in their News Feeds and on your Timeline, but even Facebook members who are not your Facebook friend would be able to see those public posts on your Timeline.

What does it mean when you make a post public on Facebook?

“Friends” means your Facebook friends can see what you post and search for your posts. “Public” means anyone on or off Facebook can see your posts, and anyone with a Facebook account can search your posts.

Do you have to make a post public to share it?

You can change privacy settings on an individual post that you want to make shareable by clicking the “Privacy” icon next to the post time stamp and selecting either “Friends” or “Public.” Select “Friends” if you want friends to be able to share the post or select “Public” if you want anyone to be able to see the post.

How do you share someone else’s post on Facebook?

Use the drop-down box in the “Share This Status” dialog box to choose who you want to share the post with. You can repost to your own timeline, a friend’s timeline, to a group, on a page you own or as a private message to another user.

Why can’t I share someone’s post on Instagram?

You can only share someone’s post from Feed to your story if their account is public and they’ve allowed resharing of their posts. To share someone’s post from Feed to your story: Tap below the photo or video in Feed. Tap Add post to your story.

Can you make a post shareable in a closed group?

Posts in closed groups exclude the “share” option to prevent you from sharing another member’s private information, which is never appropriate to do. That said, You can share external (public) content – such as might be cross-posted from a blog or a news bureau – despite the lack of a share option.

Why can’t my friends share my post?

You will have to change the privacy of your posts to make them shareable. Posts set to public can be shared by everyone.

How do I make my Facebook post public?

It will take you to your profile page. Click the privacy menu on the post you want to change. This is located just under your name on the post. The icon will match the post’s current privacy setting (lock for private, person for friends, or globe for public).

How do I know if my Facebook post is public?

Look for the little icon next to the time the post was made. A tiny globe symbol means the post is public; the silhouettes of two people mean it’s for friends only.

Why can’t I post someone’s post on my story?

When you are trying to share someone’s post on your story but cannot do it, it means that the user has kept their settings of “Resharing to Stories” turned off. In case you know the individual, you may ask them to turn the settings on for you and switch it back off once you have shared it.

How do I make a post shareable?

If you want to make a previous post shareable, after locating the post, select the ellipsis icon (•••) on the right side of the post and choose “Edit Post.” Select the first drop-down menu below your name (labeled “Friends”) and choose “Public” on the new page.